12 September, 2017

2017 – Venice Day 3 – Burano & Palazzo Ducale

2017 – Venice Day 3 – Burano & Palazzo Ducale
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Today’s adventure starts with a trip to the island of Burano. The sun is out and our water taxi was ready to drive us to this colorful island. As I mentioned in a prior post, this island is one of the top 10 most colorful cities in the world and is known for its art, lace, and blown glass. 
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11 September, 2017

2017 – Venice Day 2 – Touring Around Town & Walking On Water

2017 – Venice Day 2 – Touring Around Town & Walking On Water
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Our hotel in Venice is really quite nice. We have a view of a canal and the room is decorated very “Venetian” style. The chandelier that lights our room is made of very ornate glass. We met up with Lorenzo (our city guide) and other people from Portland (Nancy, Mike & Ellen) that are joining
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23 August, 2017

Italy Or Bust THIS Year – 2017

Italy Or Bust THIS Year – 2017
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  Let’s try this again. As you may or may not know, we planned a trip to Italy last year in September and due to my taking a bad fall just days before we planned to leave (resulting in a fractured back), that trip was canceled. So, after being in a back brace for over
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